The Restricting World boundaries and the Indian Diaspora

Covid 19 virus has brought the world to a stand still and overly defensive mode. Countries are cut off with one another with increasing restrictions on movement. Only stranded citizens or some special categories have been allowed to be repatriated or evacuated from abroad. Borders are sealed within countries and with the outside world. Economies […]

Sir Mohinder Dhillon ‘Good Bye-Greatest Photo Journalist’ of Africa

By: Vivek Shukla That the passing away of Sir Mohinder Dhillon did not get any mention in Indian media speaks volumes about it’s sheer apathy for Indian diaspora outside America or Europe. Unquestionably,one of the most prolific and highly regarded photojournalists of his generation, he had first name terms with many of Africa’s ‘big men’, […]

All Indians working abroad has to register online: MEA

The Online registration mandatory for Indian job seekers becomes mandatory since January 1, 2019. This directive is a relevant measure to provide protection and welfare to the Indian emigrants abroad. Indians going for overseas employment must pre-register with an Indian government recruitment portal, failing which they will be offloaded. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs […]

Know Priti Patel, Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary

The Indian-origin Politician Ms. Priti Patel, 47, has recently been appointed as UK Home Secretary. Ms. Patel replaces Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid, who moves to the treasury department as the first ethnic minority Chancellor of the Exchequer. Ms. Patel is English-born to Ugandan-Indian family. She was first elected as a Conservative MP in 2010 and gained […]

Know the Indian-origin doctor who wins Miss England 2019 crown – Bhasha Mukherjee

The 23-year-old Indian origin doctor, Bhasha Mukherjee was recently crowned the Miss England 2019. Interestingly, Bhasha holds two different medical degrees, and has an IQ of 146 and is also fluent in 5 different languages – English, Bengali, Hindi, German and French. The Indian-origin doctor has been crowned Miss England after fending off competition from […]

Know Ramesh Chotai – 2018 Highest Civilian Award Winner for Overseas Indians

He was also awarded the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman(PBS) Award, the highest civilian award bestowed upon overseas Indians by the Government of India in January 2019. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is an award constituted by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India (GoI), in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day), […]

70 Years of India's Independence

Towards Reformed & Rejuvenated Realty In its seven decades of journey since independence, the real estate and housing sector, has come a long way from early years of restrictive policies, deficient planning and highly inadequate resources, to reach a progressive, planned , organised and reformative stage, facilitating urban transformation and speedy economic growth. The present […]

Safe and Legal Migration – Surakshit Jao, Prashikshit Jao, Vishwas Ke Saath Jao

NRI Achievers has, since March this year, started bringing out a segment dealing with the activities of the External Affairs ministry, and more specifically the activities undertaken by the erstwhile Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, which has since been remerged with the Foreign Ministry. Our connect with the Overseas Indian Affairs cell is all about […]